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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 09, 1913, Image 8

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Milwaukee Schedules Big Card
Willard Held forSVIurder.
The first big match in Milwaukee
under the new Wisconsin boxing law
will be staged September 22 between
Eddie McGoorty of Oshkosh and
Prank Klaus, the distance to be ten
This is a good card and should be
a great- appetizer for fans of Mil
waukee and surrounding cities. If
attractive programs are arranged the
managers can count on a good at
tendance from Chicago for all of the
Throughout the Middle West inter
est centers in the work of the mid
dles. There are no lightweights of
class at present doing business in
this vicinity, and the heavyweight
game is dead. McGoorty, Dillon,
Klaus, Gibbons and a few more can
be counted on to furnish a hot article
of sport if they give the best that is
in them. The prospect of being bar
red in Wisconsin if they stall will ct
as a deterrent to any "pulled" fights.
Ad Wolgast has quit the ring for
"good." His own and the public's.
Jess Willard, Promoter Tom Mc
Carey, Tom Jones, Willard's man
ager, and Harry Gilmore, Jr., man
ager of Bill Young, were held to the
Superior Court in Los Angeles,
charged with murder in the "second
degree, as a result of the battle be
tween Willard and Young, which ter
minated in the death of Young. Sev
eral seconds were also held.
, Willie Ritchie, lightweight cham
pion, is favorite Jn his match with
Freddie Welsh, the Briton, which
takes place in Vancouver a week
from next Saturday night. Canadian
backers 'of Welsh are holding off, be
lieving odds of as good as two to one
will be offered the day of the battle.
Ritchie us reported to be in top con
dition ,
Cub Youngsters May Get Chance
la Remaining Games.
American League.
New York, 4; Washington, 0.
Only one game scheduled.
National League.
Cubs, 5; St. Louis, 3.
New York, 8; Brooklyn, 1.
Pittsburgh, 15-ij Cincinnati, 2-2
(second game six innings; darkness),
Philadelphia, 13-6; Boston, 0-2.
American Association.
Columbus, 6; St. Paul, 2.
Kansas City, 3; Louisville, 1.
Minneapolis, 3-4; Indianapolis, 1-8.
Milwaukee, 2; Toledo, 1. i
Federal League.
Indianapolis, 3; Chicago, 1.
Pittsburgh, 11; Kansas City, 6.
St Louis, 4; Cleveland, 0.
This is the proper time to give
some of the youngsters daily coming
into the Cub fold a chance to snow
what they can do in fast company.
Hopelessly out of the race for the
flag, the only thing the Cubs have to
gain by keeping their line-up intact
is the honor of edging out the Pirates
for third place.
The development of one young
ster, who would be of assistance next
season, and in succeeding seasons,
when the Cubs will start with the
slate wiped clean, is far more import
ant than the prestige that goes with
a poor third. Evers has demonstrated
that he can finish in third place with
his present line-up. It would not be
a blot on his record if he finished
fourth with a bundE of recruits on
the field.
Among .the new men are a couple
of pitchers, one first baseman, an
outfielder and a catcher. There is no
necessity of experimenting with the
first baseman. Vic Saier is a fixture
in .that position. Neither will the
catcher oust Archer' as first string
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